HARMONY
ANNUAL CONCERT FOR ALIZA: The Aliza Jean Family Cancer Foundation will host their third annual Concert for Aliza; a night of amazing music, dancing, food and family fun, to raise funds for children in Maine fighting cancer. The event will take place on Saturday, March 28th from 7 to 9 PM at the Harmony Community Center. Admission is by donation. This year’s music will be provided by and Sharon Hood and Dixon Road. There will be door prizes, a 50/50 raffle, and homemade refreshments.
DEXTER
GIVE BLOOD DURING NATIONAL VOLUNTEER MONTH: The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April and make a difference in the lives of patients in need. Donors of all blood types – especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative – are needed to help ensure blood is available for patients this spring. Visit following location for upcoming blood donation opportunities: Dexter Unitarian Universalist Church on 35 Church Street in Dexter on Wednesday, April 1st from 1 to 6 PM.
To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
FREE MOVIE AND DISCUSSION: Dexter Dover Area Towns in Transition (DDATT) will hold their first Friday free movie and discussion on Friday, April 3rd. The movie is The Permaculture Orchard: Beyond Organic, it is a feature-length educational film that teaches one how to set up any size permaculture orchard. Based on 20 years of applied theory and trial and error, biologist and educator Stefan Sobkowiak shares his experience transforming a conventional apple orchard into an abundance of biodiversity that virtually takes care of itself. The event begins at 6 PM at the Abbott Memorial Library meeting room at 1 Church Street in Dexter. For more information contact 277-4221 or info@ddatt.org.
VEGAN COOKING CLASS: A “Taste Your Way to Better Health” vegan cooking class will take place on Wednesday, March 25th at 6:30 PM at the Dexter Seventh Day Adventist Church. Attendees will learn how to eat more vegetables and learn how to make fun “haystacks”. There will be all new recipes and a book drawing. The class is free. The church is located at 103 Spring Street. For more information, call 478-2752.
NEWPORT
BOB MARLEY COMEDY SHOW FUNDRAISER: Comedian Bob Marley will perform on Wednesday, April 1st at 7 PM at Nokomis Regional High. The performance will benefit Project Graduation. Tickets cost $15 and are available at Bear's One Stop or in the main office at Nokomis. For more information, call Wayne Prescott at 368-4354, extention 407.
FREE LUNCH: Living Innovations will be sponsoring a free lunch on Monday, March 30th from 12 to 1 PM. The menu will include shepherd’s pie with biscuits and dessert. The lunch will be served at the Peoples United Methodist Church on the corner of Main Street and Spring Street in Newport. The public is welcome to attend.
Living Innovations provides flexible, caring support for senior citizens, individuals with long-term illnesses or developmental disabilities and children with health and behavioral needs. They serve people throughout Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
FREE SPAGHETTI LUNCH: High Street Church’s monthly free spaghetti lunch will be served on Wednesday, March 25th from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. The menu will be spaghetti with meat sauce, coleslaw, garlic bread, homemade desserts and beverages. All who attend are welcome to donate, but is not necessary. The church is located at 24 High Street. Attendees are asked to enter the church at the door on the driveway side. The meal is served upstairs in Dinsmore Hall and an elevator is available for any who need it.
CRAFT FAIR: Newport Cultural Center will host a craft fair on Saturday, March 28th from 9:30 AM to 2 PM. A wide variety of items, such as, totes, photographs, baskets, cross stitch items, goat milk soap, and blankets will be on sale. The Friends of the Library will be selling food at the event. Newport Cultural Center is located on 154 Main Street.
DOVER-FOXCROFT
EASTER PIE SALE: The United Methodist Church of Dover-Foxcroft will hold an Easter Pie Sale on Saturday, April 4th starting at 9 AM until all pies are sold. Many varieties of homemade fruit filled pies will be on sale for $10 per pie. The church is located at 156 East Main Street. For more information, call 564-8013 or e-mail lld@myfairpoint.net.
ANNUAL EQUINE CONTINUING EDUCATION EVENT: The public is invited to stop by the Center Theatre in Dover-Foxcroft on Saturday, March 28th for the Foxcroft Veterinary Services 2015 Annual Equine Continuing Education event. There will be games, prizes, treats and educational discussions. Dr. Miles from Foxcroft Veterinary Services will speak on the history of horses and horses in Dover-Foxcroft. Kristen Allen, a Nutrena representative will speak on equine nutrition. Other speakers will include John Ryan from Zoetis. The morning of fun, food, games and giveaways are all free and everyone is invited to attend. The Center Theatre is located at 20 East Main Street.
DETROIT
FREE FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT: The River Run Church of the Nazarene will be holding a Family Movie Night on Friday, March 27th at 6 PM. A contemporary Christian or family friendly movie favorite will be shown in the Town Meeting Room of the Detroit Town Hall located at 35 South Main Street. This event is free and open to the public. Popcorn and beverages will be available. For more information, on this event or about the River Run Church of the Nazarene, please call or leave a message at 487-5517.
UNITY
GIVE BLOOD DURING NATIONAL VOLUNTEER MONTH: The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during National Volunteer Month this April and make a difference in the lives of patients in need. Donors of all blood types – especially those with types O negative, A negative and B negative – are needed to help ensure blood is available for patients this spring. Visit following location for upcoming blood donation opportunities: Unity College on 90 Quaker Hill Road in Unity on Tuesday, April 7th from 11 AM to 4 PM.
To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).
PALMYRA
SPRING CRAFT/VENDOR FAIR: St. Martin’s Episcopal Church will hold a spring craft/vendor fair on Saturday, March 28th from 9 AM to 2 PM. There will be coins, rocks and minerals, Linen World, Scentsy, Tupperware, Thirty-one, Tastefully Simple, handmade quilts, crafts and candles, Mary Kay, a bake sale, a toy sale, Girl Scout Cookies, and much more. Admission is free. St. Martin’s is located on Route 2 at 900 Main Street in Palmyra.
For more information, call Tina at 368-5132.
PITTSFIELD
OLDEST RESIDENT OF PITTSFIELD SOUGHT: The Pittsfield Historical Society is currently seeking the town’s oldest resident for the Boston Cane Honor. If you, or someone you know, were born in 1920 or prior and are a town resident who has lived in Pittsfield for at least 10 years, please contact the society as soon as possible. Call Nicole, town clerk at 487-3136 or clerk@pittsfield.org or Historical Society member Al Wyman at 487-2208. The oldest resident will be presented the cane in an honorary ceremony after which, the cane will be on display at the town office.
CLINTON
COFFEE HOUSE: The Railroad Street Coffeehouse will be held on Tuesday, March 31st at the Brown Memorial Library from 6 to 8 PM. The show welcomes all ages and admission is free. Everyone is invited to share their talent. Musicians, artists, poets, storytellers and more are invited to perform or sit and enjoy the performances of others. The Brown Memorial Library is located at 53 Railroad Street in Clinton. For more information call 426-8686.
GARLAND
ANNUAL EASTER PARTY: Garland Recreation will hold their annual Easter Party on Saturday, March 28th. The event will take place from 1 to 3 PM at the Garland Grange on Oliver Hill Road. Easter Bunny is coming and there will be snacks, crafts, and more. Contact Ruthann Williams at 924-7166 for more information.
"COFFEE HOUSE" MUSIC AND FELLOWSHIP: Garland Community Baptist Church will host "Coffee House" music and fellowship on Saturday, March 28th at 6:30 PM. Admission for this event is free. The church is located at 24 Oliver Hill Road. For more information, call 924-6475 or visit www.garlandcbc.com.
SANGERVILLE
COMMUNITY ARTS CELEBRATION: Unitarian Universalist Church of Sangerville will host a Community Arts Celebration, Mud Season 2015, on Saturday, April 11th at 6 PM. The cost is $25 and includes a hand-crafted bowl, soup, and live piano jazz. For tickets, call Theresa Boettner at 564-8666.